arc of Lowitz

arc of Lo·​witz | \ -ˈlōˌvits \

Definition of arc of Lowitz

: a rare halo extending obliquely downward and inward from a 22 degree parhelion

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History and Etymology for arc of Lowitz

after Johann Tobias Lowitz †1804 German-born Russian chemist

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“Arc of Lowitz.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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